Join Fancy Nancy on a trip to the beach in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's 8x8 picture book, complete with a fabulous set of stickers. In Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces, Nancy spends the day at the beach with her friends. They build the most magni..
It's the lovable dinosaur's first time visiting the beach! When Danny wants to win the sand castle contest, the dinosaur is happy to help out. But what happens when the dinosaur's help is too much? Young beach goers will giggle as Danny works with his overeager friend to build the perfect sand ..
One Saturday at the beach, Laura, Juan, and Sarah decide to have a sand castle contest. As the tide rises, the walls get longer, the towers get taller, and the moats get deeper. The friends measure their sand castles with spoons, shovels, and bare feet until Larry the lifeguard and his tape measure ..
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Academie Francaise, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Tr..
In 1944, the U.S. Marines were building the 5th Marine Division--also known as "The Spearhead"--in preparation for the invasion of the small, Japanese-held island of Iwo Jima. . . When Chuck Tatum began Marine boot camp, he was just a smart-aleck teenager eager to serve his country. Little did he k..
Raise Your Crystal Spellwork to the Next Level Discover dozens of spells that you can use for health, love, home and garden, problem solving, dreams, astral travel, and much more. With hands-on spells, rituals, grids, and other magical methods, The Book of Crystal Spells is a practical and in-depth ..
Sometimes called "The Chivington Massacre" by those who would emphasize his responsibility for the attack and "The Battle of Sand Creek" by those who would imply that it was not a massacre, this event has become one of our nation's most controversial Indian conflicts. The subject of army and Congres..
The massacre of Cheyenne and Arapaho women and children by U.S. soldiers at Sand Creek in 1864 was a shameful episode in American history, and its battlefield was proposed as a National Historic Site in 1998 to pay homage to those innocent victims. Poet Simon Ortiz had honored those people seventeen..
Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand is a science fiction masterpiece, an essay on the inexplicability of sexual attractiveness, and an examination of interstellar politics among far-flung worlds. First published in 1984, the novel's central issues--technology, globalization, gender, sexuality, an..
R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WONDER, hails this adventure series as "Mind-blowingly beautiful. . . . A must-read." Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender! The Five Worlds are on the brink of extinction unless five ancient and mysterious beacons are lit. When war e..
Liz deals with some "un"friendly competition at the beach and tries to rescue a baby octopus in the eleventh book of The Critter Club series. Liz and her family are at the beach Liz loves building sand sculptures, so when she sees a flyer for a sand castle competition, of course she enters. She thi..
In the far future, war has ravaged the entire Earth, leaving only a barren wasteland called Sand Land where the supply of water is controlled by a greedy king. In search of a long-lost lake, Sheriff Rao and his companions face dragons, bandits, and the deadliest foe of all - the King's Army itself. ..
You live in a house on the beach in Hawaii. Your favorite thing to do is build sandcastles right in your front yard One night a strange storm rolls in from the ocean. You hear someone calling to you--from your sand castle. Has the storm brought an enchantment with it? You must decide whether to exp..
Sand Creek.At dawn on the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Milton Chivington gave the command that led to slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahosprimarily women, children, and elderlycamped under the protection of the U. S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and fly..
Regina Calcaterra's emotionally honest and reflective memoir recounts how she and her four siblings survived and abusive and painful childhood, caring for one another while enduring a series of foster homes and intermittent homelessness...
From one of Europe's most prominent and celebrated poets, a collection remarkable for its graceful lyricism. With acute irony tempered by a generous curiosity, Szymborska documents life's improbability as well as its transient beauty to capture the wonder of existence. Preface by Mark Strand. Transl..
With an admirable balance of objectivity and passion, Dennis Covington writes of his ancestors, who came down from the hills Appalachia only two generations ago, of the riveting power of the faith he witnesses, and finally, of his own spiritual transformation, which leads him to join those he is wri..